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MDLinxIdaho Awards Second-largest Medical Malpractice Settlement After a Patient has a Stroke in the ER

An Idaho man received $13.5 million after a nearby hospital missed his stroke diagnosis by more than 12 hours. The jury’s finding that the emergency physician engaged in “reckless misconduct” allowed this case to exceed the usual Idaho cap on judgments for cases of this nature of $400,000.00.

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